Review: could Fish oil cause Sleeping difficulty (Insomnia)?
Summary: Sleeping difficulty is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 20,111 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 642 have Sleeping difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeping difficulty and more.
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Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 21,107 Fish oil users)
Sleeping difficulty (difficult sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,292 Sleeping difficulty patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 20,111 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 642 people (3.19%) have Sleeping Difficulty.
Time on Fish oil when people have Sleeping difficulty * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleeping difficulty||5.26%||15.79%||10.53%||26.32%||10.53%||26.32%||5.26% |
Gender of people who have Sleeping difficulty when taking Fish oil * :
|Sleeping difficulty||59.91%||40.09% |
Age of people who have Sleeping difficulty when taking Fish oil * :
|Sleeping difficulty||0.00%||0.19%||0.94%||2.06%||4.13%||8.44%||25.89%||58.35% |
Severity of Sleeping difficulty when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleeping difficulty||15.00%||50.00%||35.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sleeping difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleeping difficulty||11.11%||0.00%||88.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (66 people, 10.28%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (62 people, 9.66%)
- Depression (61 people, 9.50%)
- Pain (41 people, 6.39%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (40 people, 6.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (179 people, 27.88%)
- Vitamin d (124 people, 19.31%)
- Calcium (90 people, 14.02%)
- Simvastatin (87 people, 13.55%)
- Niaspan (85 people, 13.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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